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Today in Black History: Lewis Howard Latimer

Lewis Howard Latimer, inventor, electrical engineer, and draftsman, was born on this date in 1848. In 1881, Latimer patented the Incandescent Electric Lamp using tiny carbon wires (carbon filament) to light the bulb.    Click Here to purchase your copy of “Lewis Latimer (Baa) (Z) (Black Americans of Achievement)” by Winifred Latimer Norman

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